News & Updates
Shawn Conley, UW-Madison Extension Soybean and Small Grain Specialist
A Calculator to Compare the Economics of Conventional vs. Soil Health Field Practices
Anne Pfeiffer, UW-Madison On-farm Research Network Program Manager
Damon Smith, UW-Madison Extension Crop Pathologist
2022 Growing Season Weather Forecast
Kurt Kotenburg, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWS-GB
The Latest Bumper Crops Video:
2022 Outlook on Pesticide Shortages
It may be cold and snowy across Wisconsin, but that doesn’t stop the Bumper Crops talks from continuing – even if they must be held indoors on a virtual tailgate! Click here to join UW-Madison/Extension Field Crops Pathologist Damon Smith and Field Crop Weed Scientist Rodrigo Werle as they discuss the looming shortage of herbicide and fungicide products. Steps producers should take now to prepare for these shortages are shared.
Answers to Your Nutrient Management Planning Questions
The NPM Program staff is available for free telephone assistance to answer questions people may have regarding their nutrient management plans. This includes questions on the SnapPlus software program or any other aspect of nutrient management plan preparation. The weekly staffing schedule and phone numbers for this service can be found here.
Check out the NPM Optimizing Nutrient Management webpage
Publication: Understanding Soil Phosphorus
A blast from the past. Understanding Soil Phosphorus is a 32-page publication first released in 2004. The bulletin contains relevant and comprehensive information on phosphorus and agricultural management practices for minimizing the impact of phosphorus on surface water quality. Download Understanding Soil Phosphorus by clicking here or contact the NPM Program to receive print copies.
Please note: The NPM Program has hard copy versions of the publication mentioned above. Please send requests to email@example.com noting the number of copies you would like and a mailing address.
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The WCM newsletter provides the latest crops and soils management information from UW-Madison and Division of Extension specialists. Anyone may join the Wisconsin Crop Manager email list by sending a blank email with any subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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